Centered between the Snowy and the Laramie Ranges, Albany County boasts many of the premier hunting opportunities in the state of Wyoming. With incredible big-horn sheep, elk, and mule deer in the Laramie Range, Shirley Basin pronghorn antelope, and some of the best elk and Shiras moose hunting in the Snowy Range, Albany County is a hunting gem of the Rocky Mountains and friendly and accessible to out-of-state hunters. Start planning now and contact the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for details on drawing hunting licenses and accruing preference points.STATEWIDE HUNTING INFORMATION HUNT PLANNER
The information includes but is not limited to:
Hunting Forecast – Want to know how last winter affected pronghorn numbers in Big Horn Basin? Or what the population levels of elk look like in the Laramie Region? The Wyoming Game and Fish has the information you need.
Application Information – In the application booklet you will find information on how to apply for a license in Wyoming, application dates and deadlines for resident and nonresident, as well as general information about the licenses available for each species.
What do I need to go hunting in Wyoming?
DISCLAIMER: The following information is a condensed summary of what you will more than likely need with you in the field to be legal while hunting in Wyoming. It is in no way a complete reference material, and is not intended to alter the intent or statutory content of applicable wildlife laws and Commission regulations. Please read the entire regulation brochure (for the species you will be hunting) online from your local Game and Fish office or license selling agent.
Links to the listed below:
Proof of Hunter Safety
Fluorescent Orange (hunter orange)
Archery License/Important information
Private Lands Public Wildlife (PLPW) – Hunter Management Areas (HMA)
Permission to Hunt, Fish or Trap
Other Stamps and Permits
Do I Need an Outfitter?
Species Specific Hunting Information
Significant Regulations and Statute Changes
Wyoming Game & Fish Department: https://wgfd.wyo.gov
Contact Wyoming Game and Fish:
5400 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82006
Ph: (307) 777-4600
Description: We are a Sinclair convience store with ORV, Snowmobile, Hunting and Fishing permits and equipment.
Phone: (307) 745-2300
Activity Phone: (307) 745-2300
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. during winter)Email
Description: The Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests provide year-round recreation opportunities for you. These activities include hiking, biking, camping, horseriding, OHV riding, fishing and hunting, just to name a few. Beautiful vistas await sightseers and photographers. The topography varies greatly within the national forests. Elevation ranges from 5,500 to 12,940 feet. Happy Jack, Vedauwoo, and the Snowy Range.
Activity Phone: (307) 745-5196
Address: PO Box 1030 Laramie WY 82073Email
Description: PRAIRIE DOG HUNTS and FISHING We have access to private ranches full of these little critters. This type of varmint hunting is great for those who love to shoot all day long. Expect to use up between 150 and 300 rounds per day. We run prairie dog hunts May through July. Non refundable deposit to include $110 per day per person. Daily varmint hunts include 6 hours of varmint hunting time. Any shooting time over 6 hours is charged at a rate of $20 per hour per person.
Activity Phone: 307-742-9041
Address: 120 Forbes Lane
Hours: 7 Days/ Week 24 Hours/ DayEmail
Description: Snowy Range Livestock Ranch & Lodge offers endless activities. The ranch has a large equine indoor riding arena and runs Black Angus Cows. We offer riding lessons, fishing on the Little Laramie River, Hiking and Climbing, Snowmobiling Tours, Skiing & Snowboarding packages, Hunting, and much more. Call us today FMI.
Phone: (307) 745-3055
Activity Phone: 307-745-3055
Hours: Year RoundEmail
Description: We are a year round Camp, Conference and Retreat Center located at the base of the Snowy Range; we offer hiking, rafting, tubing, Ropes/Challenge course, Archery, Mountain biking and we are minutes from the Snowy Range Ski Area. We offer yearly hunting camps as well as fishing and 4 wheel opportunities.
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays 9:00 to 4:00 (open Saturdays at 8:00 throughout snowmobile season)Email
Description: TNT Motorsports is a Yamaha, Arctic Cat, Honda, Can Am and Ski Doo dealership with all your snowmobile, ATV or motorcycle needs. Offering new and used sales, a full service department, parts, accessories and apparel. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Open 8:00 a.m. Saturdays throughout snowmobile season.)